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Through the Banks of the Red Cedar, a play on the Michigan State University fight song follows the 50 year legacy of the filmmaker’s father, legendary Vikings wide-receiver Gene Washington (College Football Hall of Fame, Big Ten Ford-Kinnick Leadership Award, Michigan State Athletics Hall of Fame, 50 Greatest Vikings Honoree) from the segregated South to MSU alongside highly decorated teammates Bubba Smith (Defensive Lineman), George Webster (Rover Back) and Clinton Jones (Running Back) as they become members of the first…
America’s largest black film festival showcasing over 150 new films from Africa, the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, the South Pacific, South America, and Canada. This event also features 100 Black fine artists and craftspeople, poetry, fashion shows, free forums, and panel discussions. Check online for films, times and ticket prices.
The LA INDIE Film Festival, the partner event to the LA COMEDY Festival, features humorous, entertaining, and endearing works of cinema. The festival has a focus on comedy, but selections include a variety of genres for a diverse experience of independent film.
The longest-running film noir festival in Los Angeles returns to the Egyptian Theatre with another incredible lineup of rarities, presented as they were meant to be seen – on the big screen!
The only multi-cultural LGBT film festival in the country. Since its inauguration in 2004, Fusion has reached an array of diverse Los Angeles audiences, creating social change through media with both screenings and filmmaking workshops. Check online for a complete schedule of events.
The only multi-cultural LGBT film festival in the country. Since its inauguration in 2004, Fusion has reached an array of diverse Los Angeles audiences, creating social change through media with both screenings and filmmaking workshops.
Los Angeles Harbor International Film Festival is non-juried, non-competitive aiming to entertain and educate, showcasing films that reflect the harbor and all it embraces – shipping, commerce, fishing, sailing, water sports, sea life – and the area’s rich ethnic and cultural influences. Check online for film times and ticket prices
In honor of African American Heritage Month, the Alma Reaves-Woods-Watts Branch will be showing the movie Green Book. This a true story about music, friendship, and navigating”Jim Crow” in America.
The first wide release by a black female filmmaker, Daughters of the Dust was met with critical acclaim and rapturous audience response when it opened in 1991. At the dawn of the 20th century, a family in the Gullah community of coastal South Carolina—former West African slaves who adopted many of their ancestors’ Yoruba traditions—suffers a generational split.
The five-day festival is the premier platform for the latest in cutting-edge global Indian cinema and bridges the gap between the two largest entertainment industries in the world – Hollywood, and India. The festival showcases more than 25 films from the Indian filmmaking community across the globe. Check online for film schedules and times